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@BOS
5
4
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10
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@SEA
2
4
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@TBD
3
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8
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Thursday, September 27, 2007, 7:06PM
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 36,743, Time of Game: 3:14
Twins
5
78-81
 Won 1 
3rd, 16 GB
at Red Sox
4
94-65
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Boof Bonser (8-12)
L: Josh Beckett (20-7)
S: Joe Nathan (36)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           1  1  1   0  1  1   0  0  0    5 12  1
Red Sox         2  0  0   0  1  0   0  1  0    4 12  1

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jason Bartlett SS 5 2 3 0 0 1 5 .269 .343 .367 .710 13 10 0.072 0.83 0.129 -0.057 0.9 1 3 2B,SB
Jason Kubel LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .268 .330 .444 .775 16 11 0.051 1.22 0.131 -0.080 0.6 2 0 3B
Torii Hunter CF 3 0 1 2 0 0 4 .289 .336 .509 .846 11 8 0.000 1.15 0.130 -0.130 -0.5 2 0 CS,SF
Justin Morneau DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .275 .347 .494 .841 15 10 -0.060 0.77 0.013 -0.072 -0.8
Michael Cuddyer RF 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .278 .358 .437 .795 14 8 0.067 0.77 0.119 -0.052 0.8 2 0 HR,SB
Garrett Jones 1B 4 1 2 1 0 2 4 .211 .263 .352 .615 19 11 0.115 0.85 0.159 -0.044 0.8 10 1 HR
Matt LeCroy C 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .143 .143 .143 .286 15 11 -0.136 0.88 0.000 -0.136 -1.6 5 0 GDP
Brian Buscher 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .250 .337 .347 .685 10 7 -0.001 0.53 0.022 -0.023 -0.0 1 4 SB
   Luis Rodriguez 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .225 .287 .311 .599 4 2 -0.020 0.77 0.000 -0.020 -0.3 0 0
Nick Punto 2B 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .212 .292 .274 .566 18 12 -0.005 0.86 0.064 -0.069 -0.2 3 4 2B
Boof Bonser P 1 0
   Juan Rincon P 0 0
   Glen Perkins P 0 0
   Matt Guerrier P 0 0
   Joe Nathan P 0 0
Team Totals 36 5 12 5 0 10 37 .333 .324 .611 .935 135 90 0.083 0.87 0.767 -0.683 -0.3 27 12
2B: J Bartlett (20, off J Beckett); N Punto (18, off J Beckett).
3B: J Kubel (2, off J Beckett).
HR: M Cuddyer (16, off J Beckett, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); G Jones (2, off J Beckett, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF).
SF: T Hunter (5, off J Beckett).
TB: G Jones 5; M Cuddyer 5; J Bartlett 4; J Kubel 3; N Punto 2; B Buscher; T Hunter; J Morneau.
GIDP: M LeCroy (1).
RBI: T Hunter 2 (106); G Jones (4); J Kubel (65); M Cuddyer (81).
2-out RBI: T Hunter.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Buscher-N Punto-G Jones; N Punto-J Bartlett-G Jones.
E: M LeCroy (1).
Baserunning
SB: B Buscher (1, 2nd base off J Beckett/J Varitek); J Bartlett (23, 2nd base off B Corey/J Varitek); M Cuddyer (5, 2nd base off H Okajima/J Varitek).
CS: T Hunter (9, 2nd base by J Beckett/J Varitek).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dustin Pedroia 2B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .318 .381 .442 .824 20 11 -0.172 1.76 0.065 -0.237 -0.5 0 2 SB
Manny Ramirez LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .297 .390 .496 .886 13 10 -0.043 1.12 0.047 -0.091 -0.6 0 0
   Brandon Moss PR-LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .280 .357 .440 .797 3 3 0.243 3.66 0.243 0.000 0.6 0 0 2B
David Ortiz DH 4 2 4 2 1 0 5 .330 .444 .615 1.059 14 6 0.411 1.99 0.411 0.000 3.3 HR,2B
   Royce Clayton PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .303 .342 .645 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Mike Lowell 3B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .324 .379 .497 .875 13 10 -0.300 2.72 0.020 -0.319 -2.6 2 1 2·GDP
J.D. Drew RF-CF 3 0 1 1 2 1 5 .266 .371 .408 .780 22 10 0.017 1.83 0.103 -0.086 0.8 2 0 SB,IW
Jason Varitek C 3 1 1 1 1 1 5 .256 .367 .416 .783 25 13 -0.124 2.48 0.159 -0.283 0.4 11 1 HR,HBP
Jacoby Ellsbury CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .352 .397 .514 .911 12 11 -0.027 1.66 0.025 -0.052 -0.1 2 0
   Bobby Kielty RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .226 .296 .298 .594 8 5 -0.089 1.69 0.000 -0.089 -0.5 2 0
   Kevin Youkilis PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286 .391 .453 .843 3 3 -0.288 10.92 0.000 -0.288 -0.8
Eric Hinske 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .205 .318 .400 .718 20 11 -0.083 1.46 0.038 -0.120 -1.2 5 0
Julio Lugo SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .238 .294 .351 .645 13 11 0.039 1.99 0.103 -0.064 -0.2 3 2 SB
Josh Beckett P 0 0
   Bryan Corey P 0 1
   Hideki Okajima P 0 0
   Manny Delcarmen P 0 0
Team Totals 38 4 12 4 4 6 43 .316 .395 .526 .922 166 104 -0.416 2.15 1.214 -1.629 -1.3 27 7
2B: D Ortiz (51, off B Bonser); B Moss (2, off J Nathan).
HR: D Ortiz (34, off B Bonser, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); J Varitek (16, off M Guerrier, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
IBB: J Drew (10, by J Nathan).
HBP: J Varitek (8, by B Bonser).
TB: D Ortiz 8; J Varitek 4; B Moss 2; D Pedroia 2; E Hinske; J Lugo; J Drew; M Ramirez.
GIDP: M Lowell 2 (19).
RBI: D Ortiz 2 (116); J Varitek (67); J Drew (60).
2-out RBI: J Drew.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 1 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Lugo-E Hinske; J Varitek-J Lugo.
E: J Beckett (2).
Baserunning
SB: J Drew (4, 2nd base off B Bonser/M LeCroy); D Pedroia (7, 2nd base off B Bonser/M LeCroy); J Lugo (31, 2nd base off J Nathan/M LeCroy).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Boof Bonser, W (8-12) 5 6 3 3 2 2 1 5.10 24 97 62 46 4 12 9 10 4 0 43 0.007 1.11 -0.1
Juan Rincon, H (14) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.13 5 19 11 6 0 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 0.077 1.16 0.6
Glen Perkins 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.29 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 -0.067 2.14 -0.4
Matt Guerrier, H (14) 1.1 3 1 1 0 2 1 2.28 6 20 14 7 3 4 2 2 1 0 2 0 0.024 2.07 0.0
Joe Nathan, S (36) 1.1 1 0 0 2 2 0 1.91 7 28 15 6 5 4 1 2 0 0 2 0 0.375 6.21 1.1
Team Totals 9 12 4 4 4 6 2 4.00 43 166 104 66 12 26 14 18 6 0 43 5 0 0.416 2.15 1.3
G Perkins faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Josh Beckett, L (20-7) 6 10 5 5 0 6 2 3.27 26 99 65 35 6 24 6 14 3 0 38 -0.210 0.94 -1.5
Bryan Corey 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.93 4 9 8 7 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.043 0.84 0.6
Hideki Okajima 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.25 4 14 9 5 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0.036 0.64 0.6
Manny Delcarmen 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.09 3 13 8 5 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.048 0.60 0.6
Team Totals 9 12 5 5 0 10 2 5.00 37 135 90 52 9 29 10 17 4 0 38 0 0 -0.083 0.87 0.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Bonser (5; J Varitek).
IBB: J Nathan (1; J Drew).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Poncino, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Jerry Meals, 3B - Rob Drake.
Time of Game: 3:14.
Attendance: 36,743.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 78° F, Wind 11mph in from Leftfield.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 4-5 2 123 3,(0-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis J. Nathan 29% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 4-5 1 123 7,(2-2)  O BOS J. Varitek J. Nathan 27% 71% Strikeout Swinging
b9 4-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  BOS B. Moss J. Nathan -24% 53% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
b8 4-5 2 -23 5,(3-1)  O BOS D. Pedroia J. Nathan 18% 82% Popfly: 1B (Short 1B Line)
b7 3-5 1 12- 2,(0-1)  OO BOS M. Lowell M. Guerrier 16% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Josh Beckett facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  MIN J. Bartlett J. Beckett 3% 53% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  R MIN J. Kubel J. Beckett 13% 67% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Bartlett Scores
t1 1-0 0 --3 3,(1-1)  O MIN T. Hunter J. Beckett -8% 59% Fielder's Choice SS; Kubel out at Hm/SS-C
t1 1-0 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  OO MIN J. Morneau J. Beckett -5% 54% Double Play: Strikeout Swinging, Hunter Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Boof Bonser facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  BOS D. Pedroia B. Bonser -4% 51% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b1 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BOS M. Ramirez B. Bonser 3% 54% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
b1 0-1 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  R BOS D. Ortiz B. Bonser -11% 43% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Ramirez Scores
b1 1-1 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O BOS M. Lowell B. Bonser 3% 46% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Ortiz to 3B
b1 1-1 2 --3 6,(3-2)  R BOS J. Drew B. Bonser -8% 38% Single to CF (Line Drive); Ortiz Scores
b1 2-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  BOS J. Varitek B. Bonser -1% 38% Drew Steals 2B
b1 2-1 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  BOS J. Varitek B. Bonser -1% 37% Walk
b1 2-1 2 12- 9,(0-2)  BOS J. Ellsbury B. Bonser -2% 34% Strikeout Swinging, E2; Drew to 3B; Varitek to 2B; Ellsbury to 1B
b1 2-1 2 123 6,(3-2)  O BOS E. Hinske B. Bonser 6% 40% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Twins 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Josh Beckett facing 5-6-7
t2 1-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  R MIN M. Cuddyer J. Beckett 10% 50% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t2 2-2 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIN G. Jones J. Beckett -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t2 2-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIN M. LeCroy J. Beckett -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t2 2-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  MIN B. Buscher J. Beckett 1% 47% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t2 2-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  MIN N. Punto J. Beckett 1% 48% Buscher Steals 2B
t2 2-2 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O MIN N. Punto J. Beckett -3% 45% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 2, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Twins' Boof Bonser facing 9-1-2
b2 2-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS J. Lugo B. Bonser 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b2 2-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS D. Pedroia B. Bonser 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 2-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS M. Ramirez B. Bonser 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 2, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Tied 2-2, Red Sox' Josh Beckett facing 1-2-3
t3 2-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  MIN J. Bartlett J. Beckett 6% 56% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t3 2-2 0 -2- 8,(3-2)  O MIN J. Kubel J. Beckett -2% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B; Bartlett to 3B
t3 2-2 1 --3 3,(1-1)  RO MIN T. Hunter J. Beckett 2% 56% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Bartlett Scores
t3 3-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN J. Morneau J. Beckett 1% 57% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t3 3-2 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O MIN M. Cuddyer J. Beckett -2% 55% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Twins' Boof Bonser facing 3-4-5
b3 2-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  BOS D. Ortiz B. Bonser -4% 51% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b3 2-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO BOS M. Lowell B. Bonser 9% 60% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
b3 2-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS J. Drew B. Bonser -2% 58% Walk
b3 2-3 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  BOS J. Varitek B. Bonser -2% 56% Hit By Pitch; Drew to 2B
b3 2-3 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O BOS J. Ellsbury B. Bonser 5% 61% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 3, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-2, Red Sox' Josh Beckett facing 6-7-8
t4 3-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  MIN G. Jones J. Beckett 4% 65% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
t4 3-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO MIN M. LeCroy J. Beckett -8% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t4 3-2 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN B. Buscher J. Beckett -1% 56% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 3, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Twins' Boof Bonser facing 8-9-1
b4 2-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O BOS E. Hinske B. Bonser 3% 59% Strikeout Swinging
b4 2-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS J. Lugo B. Bonser 2% 61% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b4 2-3 2 --- 7,(2-2)  BOS D. Pedroia B. Bonser -2% 59% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b4 2-3 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  BOS M. Ramirez B. Bonser -1% 58% Pedroia Steals 2B
b4 2-3 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O BOS M. Ramirez B. Bonser 4% 63% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 3, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 3-2, Red Sox' Josh Beckett facing 9-1-2
J.D. Drew moves from RF to CF
Bobby Kielty replaces Jacoby Ellsbury (CF) playing RF batting 7th
t5 3-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  MIN N. Punto J. Beckett 6% 69% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t5 3-2 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O MIN J. Bartlett J. Beckett -5% 65% Strikeout Looking
t5 3-2 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O MIN J. Kubel J. Beckett -4% 61% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
t5 3-2 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  R MIN T. Hunter J. Beckett 11% 72% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Punto Scores; Hunter to 2B/Adv on E1 (throw)
t5 4-2 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O MIN J. Morneau J. Beckett -3% 69% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Twins' Boof Bonser facing 3-4-5
b5 2-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  R BOS D. Ortiz B. Bonser -12% 57% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b5 3-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BOS M. Lowell B. Bonser 4% 60% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
b5 3-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BOS J. Drew B. Bonser 3% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b5 3-4 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O BOS J. Varitek B. Bonser 2% 65% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-3, Red Sox' Josh Beckett facing 5-6-7
t6 4-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIN M. Cuddyer J. Beckett -3% 62% Strikeout Swinging
t6 4-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R MIN G. Jones J. Beckett 12% 74% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t6 5-3 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O MIN M. LeCroy J. Beckett -1% 73% Strikeout Swinging
t6 5-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN B. Buscher J. Beckett -1% 72% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-5, Twins' Juan Rincon facing 7-8-9
Juan Rincon replaces Boof Bonser pitching
b6 3-5 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BOS B. Kielty J. Rincon 4% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 3-5 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O BOS E. Hinske J. Rincon 3% 78% Flyball: LF
b6 3-5 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O BOS J. Lugo J. Rincon 2% 80% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-3, Red Sox' Bryan Corey facing 9-1-2
Bryan Corey replaces Josh Beckett pitching
t7 5-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIN N. Punto B. Corey -2% 78% Strikeout Swinging
t7 5-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN J. Bartlett B. Corey 2% 80% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
t7 5-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  MIN J. Kubel B. Corey 1% 81% Bartlett Steals 2B
t7 5-3 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O MIN J. Kubel B. Corey -2% 79% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Bartlett to 3B
t7 5-3 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O MIN T. Hunter B. Corey -3% 76% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-5, Twins' Juan Rincon facing 1-2-3
b7 3-5 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O BOS D. Pedroia J. Rincon 4% 80% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b7 3-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  BOS M. Ramirez J. Rincon -5% 75% Single to 2B (Line Drive to Short CF)
Glen Perkins replaces Juan Rincon pitching
Brandon Moss pinch runs for Manny Ramirez (LF) batting 2nd
b7 3-5 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  BOS D. Ortiz G. Perkins -7% 68% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Moss to 2B
Matt Guerrier replaces Glen Perkins pitching
b7 3-5 1 12- 2,(0-1)  OO BOS M. Lowell M. Guerrier 16% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-3, Red Sox' Hideki Okajima facing 4-5-6
Hideki Okajima replaces Bryan Corey pitching
Brandon Moss moves from PR to LF
t8 5-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN J. Morneau H. Okajima -2% 83% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t8 5-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  MIN M. Cuddyer H. Okajima 2% 85% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t8 5-3 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O MIN G. Jones H. Okajima -2% 83% Strikeout Swinging
t8 5-3 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  MIN M. LeCroy H. Okajima 1% 84% Cuddyer Steals 2B
t8 5-3 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O MIN M. LeCroy H. Okajima -2% 81% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 5, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-5, Twins' Matt Guerrier facing 5-6-7
Luis Rodriguez replaces Brian Buscher playing 3B batting 8th
b8 3-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O BOS J. Drew M. Guerrier 5% 86% Strikeout Looking
b8 3-5 1 --- 3,(2-0)  R BOS J. Varitek M. Guerrier -13% 73% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b8 4-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O BOS B. Kielty M. Guerrier 5% 78% Strikeout Swinging
b8 4-5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  BOS E. Hinske M. Guerrier -4% 75% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b8 4-5 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  BOS J. Lugo M. Guerrier -7% 67% Single to 2B (Line Drive to Deep 2B-1B); Hinske to 3B
Joe Nathan replaces Matt Guerrier pitching
b8 4-5 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  BOS D. Pedroia J. Nathan -3% 64% Lugo Steals 2B
b8 4-5 2 -23 5,(3-1)  O BOS D. Pedroia J. Nathan 18% 82% Popfly: 1B (Short 1B Line)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 5, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-4, Red Sox' Manny Delcarmen facing 8-9-1
Manny Delcarmen replaces Hideki Okajima pitching
t9 5-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIN L. Rodriguez M. Delcarmen -2% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 5-4 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIN N. Punto M. Delcarmen -2% 78% Strikeout Looking
t9 5-4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIN J. Bartlett M. Delcarmen -1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 4-5, Twins' Joe Nathan facing 2-3-4
b9 4-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  BOS B. Moss J. Nathan -24% 53% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
b9 4-5 0 -2- 4,(3-0)  BOS D. Ortiz J. Nathan -7% 45% Walk
Royce Clayton pinch runs for David Ortiz (DH) batting 3rd
b9 4-5 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O BOS M. Lowell J. Nathan -2% 44% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B); Moss to 3B; Clayton to 2B
b9 4-5 1 -23 4,(3-0)  BOS J. Drew J. Nathan 1% 45% Intentional Walk
b9 4-5 1 123 7,(2-2)  O BOS J. Varitek J. Nathan 27% 71% Strikeout Swinging
Kevin Youkilis pinch hits for Bobby Kielty (RF) batting 7th
b9 4-5 2 123 3,(0-2)  O BOS K. Youkilis J. Nathan 29% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Twins 5, Red Sox 4.

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